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IMPH Holiday Toy and Food Donation Drive 2022

Join us in supporting the Jingle Toy Drive and Second Harvest Food Bank this year! November 20 - December 20 Drop Box Locations: 12th, 6th and 4th Floor Lobbies 2525 West End Avenue To Make a Virtual Gift Donation:

Medicare beneficiaries without low-income subsidies were less likely to fill important prescriptions, new study finds

Many Medicare beneficiaries do not fill high-price specialty drug prescriptions, particularly those that do not receive a low-income subsidy. Stacie Dusetzina, PhD, Russell Rothman, MD, MPP, and colleagues found that beneficiaries receiving subsidies were twice as likely to obtain the prescribed drug than those not receiving subsidies, demonstrating the need to increase the accessibility of high-price medications by reducing out-of-pocket expenses under Medicare Part D. 

U.S. precision medicine research program releases genomic data

Paul Harris, PhD, and colleagues with the All of Us Research Program announced that their cloud-based platform includes genetic data for over 165,000 participants, along with the survey, EHR, physical measurement and activity, and Census data. This repository is poised to be a major resource for biomedical research in this country.